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Penang fishermen ask governor to intervene in reclamation projects

Fishermen say Penang’s fresh seafood at stake in reclamation race.

US lawmakers demand Puerto Rico governor’s resignation

US lawmakers join in on the call for Ricardo Rossello to step down.

Bank Negara chief guards against another 1MDB

Bank Negara governor Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus says the prosecution system in Malaysia needs to target more on high-risk crimes.

Malaysia sees trade diversion cushioning impact of tariff wars

Bank Negara Malaysia governor Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus says the trade diversion could add about 10 basis points to this year’s growth rate.

Chow surprised by Penang governor’s request for a new admin complex

State will consider the idea if there are adequate funds and land, says chief minister.

London launches search for new Bank of England boss

The Treasury said it will employ a specialist head hunter to find Mark Carney's successor.

Ex-Colorado governor announces White House bid

4 former US governors have become president since 1976.

Philippine central bank chief Espenilla dies after cancer battle

Espenilla was a three-decade veteran of the central bank when he took office in July 2017.

Jakarta ex-governor set for release after blasphemy sentence

The Indonesia's capital's 1st non-Muslim governor was accused of insulting Islam.

Florida orders vote recount in Senate, governor races

Republican Governor Rick Scott urged every sheriff in the state to watch for any violations during the recount process as outlined in Florida law, and to take appropriate actions.

Florida deja vu as state election hit by chaos, fraud accusation

Florida's Governor Rick Scott, the Republican challenging incumbent Senate Democrat Bill Nelson, filed a lawsuit against two election officials alleging fraud after his lead narrowed.

Florida braces for recounts in governor, Senate races

The two southern states are in the spotlight after Tuesday's closely watched midterm elections, in which Democrats reclaimed the House of Representatives from President Donald Trump's Republicans and flipped a number of governorships.

5 ministers get Datuk Seri award from Melaka

They are among 14 recipients of the Darjah Gemilang Seri Melaka (DGSM) award.

California governor signs state law to reinstate ‘net neutrality’

The bill sets up a clash with the FCC, which said in repealing the Obama-era rules that it was preempting states from setting their own rules governing internet access but requiring providers disclose any changes in access.

Former Mexican state governor sentenced to 9 years in jail

Elected governor in 2010, he is alleged to have acquired luxury properties in Mexico and abroad, defrauding taxpayers of sums some estimates put in the hundreds of millions of dollars, and using shell companies to transfer and hide public funds.

Neymar backs Brazil legend Romário for Rio governor

The elections for governor of Rio de Janeiro will be held on October 7, 2018.

BOJ’s Kuroda: no rate hike ‘for an extended time’

The BOJ pledged to keep interest rates "extremely low" for an extended period and adjusted policy so it could buy stocks and bonds more flexibly.

In first, transgender woman wins Democratic nomination for Vermont governor

Hallquist is the first openly transgender candidate to win a major party nomination for governor or a statewide office of any kind.

School boy, 14, runs for Vermont governor

Sonneborn's website portrays him a champion for middle- and working-class families, with the right ideas on healthcare reform, economic development and education.

Celebrate your differences, Penang governor tells assemblymen

Head of state tells Penang assembly members to focus on better planning and engage in more fruitful debates.

New Bank Negara chief has reason to turn more dovish

The axing of the GST means inflation will probably remain low, enabling Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus to dial back some of the hawkishness of her predecessor.

Turkey removes clause on five-year term for central bank governor

Before Erdogan took oath for a new term in office, the government removed a clause that had stated the central bank governor was appointed by cabinet decision for five years, and could be re-appointed.

Kenyan county governor accused of fraud conspiracy

Sospeter Ojaamong, the governor of Busia County, and three other officials pleaded not guilty to charges of conspiracy to defraud the government and abuse of office.

Ex-Brazil tycoon Batista handed 30-year sentence for corruption

Eike Batista received the sentence for bribing the state of Rio de Janeiro’s ex-governor Sergio Cabral.